012: PFAS in Diapers with Leah Segedie of Mamavation
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PFAS are dangerous chemicals that seem to be present everywhere. Sometimes, not even our favorite non-toxic or organic products are safe from this hazard. 

But what exactly are PFAS? What health and environmental issues do they contribute to? How can you protect your kids from these chemicals?

In this episode, Yasmine chats with Leah Segedie from Mamavation, a consumer advocate and one of the leading experts on PFAS in consumer products.

Mamavation, the non-toxic investigative powerhouse, has studies on everything from cookware to toiletries and clothing to pasta sauce.

Thanks to this conversation, you'll discover a surprising method to reduce your PFAS levels. And learn about the groundbreaking study Mamavation conducted on PFAS in disposable diapers and cloth diapers. The results are shocking and not what you'd expect.

This episode isn't just packed with information — it's about empowerment. It will allow you to learn how to shield your family from the not-so-silent threat of PFAS. 

Join Yasmine and Leah for a chat packed with insights, empowering tips, and the knowledge you need to keep your loved ones safe. 

Take advantage of this essential conversation about protecting what matters most!

“Nobody’s safe from these chemicals [PFAS]. It’s in like 98% of the population. And so it’s not a question of ‘Do you have it?’. It’s a question of how high your levels are. ~ Leah Segedie



In This Episode:

- What are PFAS, and why are they dangerous?

- Health issues associated with PFAS 

- Can PFAS make it difficult for you to lose weight?

- A surprising method for getting rid of PFAS

- Common products that contain PFAS

- Why should we test diapers for PFAS?

- Are organic products really safe? 

Resources:

Pasta sauce study conducted by Mamavation - https://www.mamavation.com/food/pfas-in-organic-tomato-pasta-sauce-purchasing-guide.html 


“Green Enough: Eat Better, Live Cleaner, Be Happier--All Without Driving Your Family Crazy!” by Leah Segedie - https://amzn.to/4757U12


Connect with Leah Segedie: 

Mamavation - www.mamavation.com 


Connect with Yasmine Moussa: 

The Gentle Nursery Website - https://www.gentlenursery.com/

Join Non-Toxic Mommies FB Group - https://web.facebook.com/groups/nontoxicmommies

Follow Yasmine on Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/thegentlenursery

Shop Biomeology & Save - https://biomeology.co/collections/all-products 

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